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Events and images from 1897

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Key Events from 1897

From the railway archiveThe construction of the new London Extension through the centre of England prompts the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway to change its name to the more appropriate, Great Central Railway.

There are 906 records from 1897

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L1154
Navvy Gang
Navvy Gang
L1156
Contractors Depot
Contractors Depot
L1157
Brick Arch Bridge
Brick Arch Bridge
L1158
Wagons on Line
Wagons on Line
L1159
Steel Girder Bridge with Brick Parapets
Steel Girder Bridge with Brick Parapets
L1160
View of Railway Tracks and Embankment
View of Railway Tracks and Embankment
L1161
Contractors Depot and Materials
Contractors Depot and Materials
L1162
Cutting and Track Construction
Cutting and Track Construction
L1163
Steam Excavator
Steam Excavator
L1164
Junction of GCR lines near Woodford
Junction of GCR lines near Woodford
L1177
Girder bridge construction
Girder bridge construction
L1178
Farm Labourers with steam engine and threshing machine
Farm Labourers with steam engine and threshing machine
L1179
Brick Arch Overbridge
Brick Arch Overbridge
L1180
Brick Arch Overbridge
Brick Arch Overbridge
L1182
Lutterworth Railway Station
Lutterworth Railway Station
L1183
Brick Arch Underbridge
Brick Arch Underbridge